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Q: Optical Components Trade Magazine ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Optical Components Trade Magazine
Category: Science > Technology
Asked by: 300mmwafers-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 04 Jul 2002 02:24 PDT
Expires: 03 Aug 2002 02:24 PDT
Question ID: 36441
I need to find a detailed trade magazine / journal for optical
components (i.e. amplifiers, pump lasers etc).  The larger and more
detailed the better.
Subject: Re: Optical Components Trade Magazine
Answered By: till-ga on 04 Jul 2002 03:45 PDT
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
IŽve found some magazines and other online sources that may be
interesting for you.

Optics InfoBase, which is the The Journal of the Optical Society of
America is
“devoted to developments in any field of classical optics, image
science, and vision. JOSA A includes original peer-reviewed papers on
such topics as atmospheric optics, image processing, scattering and
coherence theory, machine vision, statistical optics, diffraction and
gratings, color, clinical vision, and visual optics.”
Some examples of articles contained in the current issue:
“Effects of rod activity on color perception with light adaptation
   Bjorn Stabell, Ulf Stabell
   Contrast discrimination with pulse trains in pink noise
   G. B. Henning, C. M. Bird, F. A. Wichmann
   Contrast discrimination with sinusoidal gratings of different
spatial frequency
   C. M. Bird, G. B. Henning, F. A. Wichmann
   Tiptilt error for extremely large segmented telescopes: detailed
theoretical point-spread-function analysis and numerical simulation
   Natalia Yaitskova, Kjetil Dohlen
   Statistical-information-based performance criteria for
Richardson-Lucy image deblurring”
( )

Maybe this one focuses too much on science.
Anyway, youŽll find it at:
Optical InfoBase
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Another interesting one could be the site of Spie - INTERNATIONAL
“ The Society was founded in 1955 to bring together engineers from
several technical disciplines involved in high-speed, optically based
test and measurement. Since then, the field of optical engineering has
evolved from a multidisciplinary amalgam of physics, electrical and
mechanical engineering, and materials science into an identifiable
discipline in its own right. Simultaneously, SPIE has grown into a
vital international organization that addresses virtually all
subfields associated with optics and photonics technologies and their
many engineering, scientific, and commercial applications.”
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On their  big webpage youŽll find a lot of papers on the field of
optoelectronics and they publish the Optoelectronic Magazine OE:
oe Magazine (Optical Engineering) 
17 Old Nashua Rd., Suite 25 
Amherst, NH 03031 USA 
Phone: 612-339-7571 
Phone2: 603-672-9850 
Fax: 612-339-5806 
Fax2: 603-672-9851 
Company Type: Trade Journal 

The Spie Website 
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Global Techno Scan offers a variety of articles on optoelectronics.
Some examples:

“ Laser beams help take the twinkle out of starlight 
Neon signs: colorful, better, cheaper 
Lasers coax large molecules to change their shape 
Discrete Chromium 
Super-Fast Flashes Could Help Scientists See into a Nucleus 
Lasers light way to 3-D imaging in Purdue Lab 
A New Optical Technique for Identifying DNA Bases 
Tungsten photonic lattice changes heat to light 
Mirror fibers could create photonic fabrics
ORNL assisting in effort to make skies safer
Microscopy turning Nanoscopy
Quiet revolution may change way we light our world 
Molecule-by-molecule growth of thin films promises to speed up optical
Hydrogel nanoparticles provide foundation for tunable photonic
crystals via controlled de-swelling Lasers are key to futue
chip-processing detective work
Seeing the universe in a brand new light 
Cine film recorder wins technical award 
Creation of tiny magnets may lead to big changes
Nanowire-based electronics and optics comes one step closer
Mini-lasers, silicon on sapphire technology lead to speedier chips 
International research gains from optical networking
Plastic lenses harder than steel 
Military imagery analysis assistant
'Made to order' crystal opens new door in optics
Antique device makes microscope faster
Photon switch on leading edge of more powerful computers 
Hidden objects revealed with quantum holography
Los Alamos laser measures carbon in soils 
High-resolution thermographic camera “!
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The “Optical Networks Magazine is an international, peer-reviewed
magazine that gives you timely reports on the challenges and
opportunities driving the research, development, and commercialization
of optical communications technologies.“
Website of Optical Networks Magazine
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Another certainly interesting one could be:
“ The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics
scientists, engineers, educators, technicians, and business leaders.
OSA's membership totals more than 14,000 individuals from over 70
countries. Approximately 32% of the Society's members reside outside
the United States. Officers of the Society are elected by the
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The Electronic Component News have some articles on Optoelectronics an
their site.
Those asp-links sometimes make trouble. YouŽll find the main page at:
Electronic Component News
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IŽm not sure if a German magazine can help. This one is especially
about lasers.
Grüttner Gruppe
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The German Magazine “elektronikpraxis” has an english database on the
DEEP database
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ACE Suppliers have a similar database you might wish to browse for
further info. The “magazine focuses on semiconductors,
components/parts, optoelectronic components, connectors, cables, and
switches around Asia”
ACE Suppliers
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The site of Optical manufacturing is ” providing technical information
to engineers who make optoelectronic and photonic components and
products. Covers device fabrication, assembly packaging, and
integration and test and measurement”
Optical Manufacturing
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Search strategy:
( ://
Home > Business and Economy > Business to Business > Electronics >
Industry Information > News and Media > Magazines

I hope that IŽve found the most important information sources for you.
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